Chicken Ranch Ranchero Over Rice

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Ingredients

4 servings
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 tablespoon seed and dice Serrano Pepper
  • ¼ cups dice Onion
  • 30 ounces Diced Tomatoes, Canned
  • 1 tablespoon Oregano, Dried
  • ½ teaspoons Chili Powder
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • 3 cups cook White Rice, Long-Grain
  • 1 pound Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • 1 cup Ranch Dressing
  • 1 ½ cups Colby Jack Cheese, Shredded

Freezer Containers

  • 1 8x8 baking pan

Supplies

  • Foils

Directions

In a saucepan, heat the oil and saute the garlic, serrano pepper and onions for 2-3 minutes. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes. Cook the tomatoes for 5-6 minutes. Add in the seasonings and simmer for about 5 more minutes. Place the cooked rice in the bottom of the baking pan. Place the chicken breasts on top of the rice in a single layer. Add the Ranch dressing on top of the chicken. Pour the Ranchero Sauce (cooked tomato mixture) over the whole dish. Sprinkle cheese on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Freezing Directions

In a saucepan, heat the oil and saute the garlic, serrano pepper and onions for 2-3 minutes. Allow sauce to cool. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes. Cook the tomatoes for 5-6 minutes. Add in the seasonings and simmer for about 5 more minutes. Divide the cooked rice into indicated number of baking pans. Place the chicken breasts on top of the rice in a single layer. Add the Ranch dressing on top of the chicken. Pour the Ranchero Sauce (cooked tomato mixture) over the whole dish. Sprinkle cheese on top. Cover tightly with foil, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Nutritional Information

Not Available

About This Recipe

We love Mexican dishes and I have been trying to find a recipe combination for Ranchero Sauce to compliment dishes. I think I might have found a winner!

Meet The Cook

The original Once a Month Mom, Tricia is an avid freezer cook who loves having food in the freezer for easy meals. She is blessed with two children and is able to enjoy the moments with them by doing the "chores" once a month.

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